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Rays 3, Red Sox 0
Evan Longoria celebrates his seventh-inning homer with Eric Hinske. (Mike Carlson/AP)
James Shields pitched a complete-game two-hitter as the Rays completed their first three-game sweep of the Red Sox. Evan Longoria notched his third homer en route to Tampa Bay's sixth straight victory.
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Series at a glance:
BOS
Boston (15-12)
Lost 5
Tampa Bay 3, Boston 0   TB
Tampa Bay (14-11)
Won 6
April 27, 2008
   1   2   3   4   5   6   7   8   9   R   H   E 
Boston
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0   0 2 2
Tampa Bay
0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 X   3 5 0
Standings thru 4/27/08  |  Recap: BOS | TB  |  Gameday  |  Red Sox stats  |  Rays stats
BostonABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Ellsbury, LF4000011.280
Pedroia, 2B4010001.324
Drew, RF3000001.273
Ramirez, DH2000100.347
Youkilis, 1B3000011.309
Crisp, CF3000021.314
Varitek, C3000011.239
Lowrie, 3B3000010.323
Lugo, SS3010010.297
Totals28020176 

BATTING
TB: Pedroia; Lugo.
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Varitek.
GIDP: Drew.
Team LOB: 2.

BASERUNNING
SB: Ramirez (1, 2nd base off Shields/Navarro).

FIELDING
E: Beckett (1, pickoff), Drew (1, throw).
Outfield assists: Drew (Crawford at 3rd base).

 
Tampa BayABRHRBIBBSOLOBAVG
Iwamura, 2B3000131.214
Crawford, LF4011021.300
Upton, CF4000031.289
Pena, 1B3010020.200
Longoria, 3B3111021.271
Hinske, DH3010001.294
Navarro, C3000022.370
Gross, RF3000010.179
Bartlett, SS2210000.207
Totals283521157 

BATTING
2B: Pena (1, Beckett), Crawford (2, Delcarmen).
HR: Longoria (3, 7th inning off Beckett, 0 on, 0 out).
TB: Crawford 2; Pena 2; Longoria 4; Hinske; Bartlett.
RBI: Longoria (10), Crawford (13).
Runners left in scoring position, 2 out: Navarro 2.
Team LOB: 3.

BASERUNNING
SB: Bartlett (3, 2nd base off Delcarmen/Varitek), Hinske (1, 2nd base off Beckett/Varitek).

FIELDING
DP: (Iwamura-Bartlett-Pena).

 
BostonIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Beckett (L, 2-2)7.042111314.10
Delcarmen 1.01110205.40
 
Tampa BayIPHRERBBSOHRERA
Shields (W, 3-1)9.02001702.54

HBP: Bartlett (by Delcarmen).
Pitches-strikes: Beckett 107-70, Delcarmen 16-10, Shields 99-66.
Ground outs-fly outs: Beckett 4-4, Delcarmen 0-0, Shields 12-8.
Batters faced: Beckett 26, Delcarmen 4, Shields 29.
Umpires: HP: Dale Scott. 1B: Rob Drake. 2B: Mike Estabrook. 3B: Dan Iassogna.
Weather: 72 degrees, dome.
Wind: Indoors.
T: 2:25.
Att: 32,363.

Box score official statistics approved by Major League Baseball Office of the Commissioner
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